Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science

2013 Edition
| Editors: Saul I. Gass, Michael C. Fu

Optimal Value

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-1153-7_200551

The best value that can be realized or attained; for a mathematical programming problem, the minimum or maximum value of the objective function over the feasible region.

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